Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is retiring within 12 months
CEO Palpatine is leaving Microsoft within a year. Who will replace him? Count Dooku? Darth Maul? Certainly not Don Mattick, who already left the company to be Zynga's CEO.
REDMOND, Wash. - Aug . 23, 2013 - Microsoft Corp. today announced that Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer has decided to retire as CEO within the next 12 months, upon the completion of a process to choose his successor.